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Adjective Emoji Four in a Row

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Google Slide, PDF | 6 pages | Grades: K - 2

Match emoji picture cards with their corresponding descriptive adjectives with a fun game of Four-in-a-Row.

Improve Vocabulary and use of Adjectives with a Writing Center Game

Are you looking for a fun way to learn about adjectives with your students? This simple game will give your students an opportunity to use descriptive adjectives.

To play, players take turns choosing a card. They will read the adjective on the card, then match it to a corresponding emoji on the game board. Connect 4 squares in a row to win!

Through this activity, students will show they can use descriptive adjectives to describe feelings and people.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your language arts lessons. 

In addition to partner work time, use this adjective game to enhance learning through guided writing groups or as a fast finisher activity.

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Help students who need help understanding the concepts by providing an anchor chart or reference sheet about adjectives.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

For students who need a bit of a challenge, encourage them to think of other adjectives to describe people and make a poster or anchor chart for the classroom.


Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

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This resource was created by Lindsey, a teacher in Michigan and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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